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Protesters holding signs that read ONE WORLD ONE FAMILY and REFUGEES WELCOME NO ONE IS ILLEGAL

As the global refugee crisis escalated, fear and misunderstanding of who refugees are inhibited refugee resettlement in the United States.

Lee Wilson
Two little girls holding hands in a Syrian refugee camp

Tuesday, June 20, marks the United Nations’ World Refugee Day, which “honors the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children

Stacey Zisook Robinson
Two Syrian refugee sisters reuniting at the airport in Chicago

I have told the Passover story over and over, year after year – tasting bitterness, weeping salty tears, making mortar for bri

Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein
Hand holding puzzle piece with question mark on it

Once again, we’re on the brink of Passover, the most observed holiday in Jewish life, and one that overflows with questions.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Wooden door painted with an American flag with a large lock on it

Secretary of State
The State Department
Washington, DC.

Dear Mr. Secretary,

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
Statue of Liberty against blue sky

In the aftermath of yet another attack on a Jewish cemetery, another round of bomb threats at JCCs, and an ever-increasing climate of fear and hostility, perhaps we can find inspiration in the poet

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
State of liberty against the sunset

Last Shabbat, we read Parashat Mishpatim, the sixth parashah in the book of Exodus.

Shelby Friedman

We Jews are incredibly proud of our Torah, but we never claim it as history’s first code of law.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

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